His daughter confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that he died Saturday in a convalescent home of complications of pneumonia
An article posted last night on AsAmNews recapped his career as a TV newscaster beginning in 1967 at KHJ(now KCAL) and KNXT (Now CBS2) and his career as a television host and broadcaster in the North American Soccer League.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, he also had a long career in Hollywood appearing in such movies portraying news reporters or anchors in three Robocop movies, Rocky III and Scarface.
He also snagged various roles in Mission: Impossible, Brian’s Song. Banacek, Wonder Woman, Barnaby Jones, The Rockford Files, Simon & Simon and Beverly Hills, 90210.
You can read more about Machado’s life in the Hollywood Reporter